UPDATE: Olympic Medalist Gus Kenworthy Still Waiting to Take Rescued Puppies Home

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We mentioned a few days ago that Olympic athlete Gus Kenworthy decided to take home with him to Colorado four puppies and their mother after discovering them homeless in Russia and he wasn't kidding. It turns out that the skier is having some trouble getting the necessary paperwork in order for the long trip home. A U.S. skiing official reported that Kenworthy had to push back his plans to return home in order to solidify the adoption.

It turns out that the 22-year-old silver medalist has many admirers for his devotion to the dogs in need. Miley Cyrus tweeted to him Sunday:

Olympic Freeskier Gus Kenworthy Seeks to Adopt Sochi Stray Dogs

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The 22-year-old athlete and avowed animal lover is planning on taking four puppies and their mother back to the states with him after discovering them under a security tent where they lived outside of a media center in Sochi. He tweeted that he's doing all he can to prep mama dog and her pups by giving them their necessary vaccinations. "I'm trying...I'm doing what I can," he says, also stating that he's found potential homes for the dogs stateside.

This skier may have won the silver medal in his event, but he certainly has a heart of gold!

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